Discover four spectacular bike rides on this self guided bike tour cycling Americas most beautiful highway, the Scenic Byway 12. A unique collection of features found nowhere else. What a journey!
Average Daily Distance: 37 miles
Average Daily Elevation Gain: 2313 feet
Terrain: 100% paved roads
Recommended Bike Type: Road / EBike / Touring
Route Type: Point to Point (start and finish at different locations)
Best Months: June / July / August
- Explore Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and over Boulder Mountain to its conclusion near the entrance to Capitol Reef National Park.
- Discover Highway 12, one of the most scenic highways in America, period!
- Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views over miles of colorful slickrock and amazing old forests of subalpine fir and aspen. A collection of unique natural features you won’t find anywhere else.
Day 1 Panguitch to Bryce Canyon (32 mi)
This ride starts flat before gradually climbing gently until you reach Bryce Canyon National Park.
Day 2 Bryce Canyon to Escalante (52 mi)
Start the day off going downhill, climbing for some amazing views before coasting downhill again to the little town of Escalante.
Day 3 Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Put your walking shoes on and visit the Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument.
Day 4 Escalante to Boulder Town (27 mi)
This day's ride includes the biggest climb to 6500 feet to the remote ranching burg Boulder Town,